Draft bill on public consultation in the context of the modernization of legal provision of communication between the society and the state

  • Petr Prisyajnyuk Eastern European Slavic University
Keywords: llegal support for communication between society and the state, public consultations, draft bill

Abstract

The problem of communication between society and the state by Ukrainian scientists in the field ofpublic administration has been studied in general. However, the draft bill on public consultations No. 7453of December 27, 2017 has not been specifically studied.The author analyzed in detail the text of the draft bill «On Public Consultations» No. 7453 of December27, 2017 and determined its place in the process of modernization of legal support for communicationbetween the public and the state. Special attention is given to different points of view on this draft bill. Thepaper notes that in the prospects for modernizing the legal support for communication between society andthe state are ambiguous. The author considers one of the reasons for the difficulty of considering this draftbill in parliament. A mention should be made this draft bill is one of the attempts to update the normativebase in the sphere of communication between society and the state.It the article gives a detailed analysis of the findings of the Main Scientific and Expert ManagementDepartment of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Institute of Legislation of the Verkhovna Rada ofUkraine, the National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine, the ResearchInstitute of State Construction and Local Self-Government of the National Academy of Law Sciences ofUkraine, the Bureau of Democratic Institutions of the OSCE, as well as the decision of the Verkhovna RadaCommittee on State Construction, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government. It should be stressed that there is no contradiction between the remarks on the bill and its support.Most experts and the author support the intention to establish common standards of public consultation inUkraine.

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Published
2019-11-11
How to Cite
Prisyajnyuk, P. (2019). Draft bill on public consultation in the context of the modernization of legal provision of communication between the society and the state. Public Administration Aspects, 7(8), 69-75. https://doi.org/10.15421/151942
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